• The Sacred Hale o Keawe Heiau Protects the Pu'uhonua

    Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

    National Historical Park Hawai'i

Cultural Demonstrations

Watch demonstrators practice traditional Hawaiian craft techniques such as weaving baskets from lau niu or coconut fronds, a bracelets from lauhala (dry leaves from the pandanus tree) or play Hawaiian games. These are just a few of the activities performed by cultural demonstrators in the park. Check the Schedule of Events Page to see upcoming events in the park.

Did You Know?

noni tree

Did you know that the noni tree was brought to Hawai'i by the early Polynesian settlers and was used as a medicinal tonic to treat digestive problems. Today, noni juice can be purchased in many health food stores throughout the country.